What Happened on September 2, 1985

Historical Events


Jerry Lewis' 20th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $33,100,000

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer striker (47 caps; SC Heerenveen 395 games, SC Enschede, Enschedese Boys), dies at 64
1985 Highlights

About September 2, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) - John Parr
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing in the Streets - David Bowie & Mick Jagger